Frequently asked Questions
1. Doesn’t bilingual education confuse children?
No. Acquisition of a second language is simple for the child, first they understands it, repeat simple words or sentences by mixing them with their mother tongue until they can fully express themselves in any of the two languages. They learn to differentiate when and with whom to speak each language.
2. What are your opening hours?
Office hours: from Monday to Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
3. How doesyour English immersion in early childhood education work?
Since the child starts school, at the age of 1, they begin the English immersion program. The purpose is to understand, acquire and live in this language. The children’s routine is organized in such a way that the language is spoken during the 4 hours that they attend school, that is, in English.
4. How many students are there per class?
At the Toddlers and Pre K level the classrooms have a maximum of 12 students enrolled and in Kindergarten 14 students. At the elementary school level the classrooms can cater for 22 students.
5. Can I enroll my child in elementary school without previous bilingual education?
Yes. Because in bilingual schools, children are separated by age group. Thus, a student who has never attended a bilingual school or has had no contact with the second language will be part of a blended class and will be able to acquire and improve the English language.
6. Does the school work with inclusion?
Yes. The cases are individually analyzed so that the school takes the necessary measures involving the staff and families in the process of inclusion.
7. How can my child maintain their English level after graduating from elementary school?
Little Kids offers courses aimed at alumni and bilingual children in general in order to maintain English language learning in a bilingual and multicultural environment
8. What is the best age to start bilingual education?
Childhood is the best period for acquiring a second language. Contact with another language when associated with appropriate pedagogical techniques assists students in understanding concepts, in working out rules, and expands analytical ability by promoting a multifaceted perception of linguistic and cultural values.